April Fools' Day 2009

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GwenChan AprilFool2009.jpg

The 1st day of April, known as April Fools' Day, was celebrated in all cities, mission outposts, outposts, and guild halls. During the day, all player characters above level 1 in these locations look like Gwen-chan.

In addition, fake update notes were made. All developer note updates on April 1st 2009 were fake, and as such, should not be taken seriously.


  • Only a few emote commands have corresponding animations:
    • /beckon
    • /cheer
    • /clap
    • /fistshake
    • /flute (accompanied by music as seen here)
    • /point
    • /rank
    • /sit
    • /stand
    • /zrank
  • Using a Form or Disguise does not change the appearance of the character.
  • The effect is not active in explorable areas, missions or PvP area and it also does not apply to level one characters.
  • Gwen does her "catch a butterfly" animation every few seconds.
  • Due to how low to the ground Gwen-chan stands, zooming into first-person view will cause your screen to view partially under the ground.
  • When walking backwards, Gwen still skips.
  • A fellow Gwen-chan appears to have bald patches when viewed through grass or when she is submerged underwater.

See also[edit]

Special events
Canthan New Year 20072008200920102011201220132014 onward
April Fools' Day 20072008200920102011201220132014 onward
Anniversary Celebration 2nd3rd4th5th6th7th8th9th-14th15th onward
Dragon Festival 20062007 (Redux) • 2008200920102011201220132014 onward
Wintersday in July 2008200920102011201220132014 onward
Halloween 2005200620072008 (Redux) • 200920102011201220132014 onward
Wintersday 20052006200720082009 (Redux) • 2010201120122013 onward
Other annual events Breast Cancer Awareness MonthLucky Treats WeekPirate Week
Special Treats WeekSweet Treats WeekWayfarer's Reverie
One-time only events Day of the TenguFarewell to Gaile